Sand Creek: Battle or Massacre?-U.S.

Sand Creek: Battle or Massacre?-U.S.

Elliott West

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-17010-2; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-17010-3; Format: e-Book Agency, 20 pages

This document collection focuses on the U.S. military's November 1864 attack on a village of Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians along Sand Creek in southeastern Colorado. Students will read and reflect on several primary sources and evaluate the nature of the attack: was this a battle or a massacre? Students are guided through their analysis of the primary sources with an author-provided learning objective, central question, and historical context.